Off-season hotel deals for Sunday-Thursday stays are available at every price point. Here are some choices (winter rack rates are listed, but cheaper promotions may be available):
• The Edge (888-371-5400, http://www.fagers.com/edge) offers elegant, contemporary bayfront rooms starting at $209 ($110 less than high season).
• Hilton Suites Ocean City (866-729-3200, http://www.oceancityhilton.com), an oceanfront property with indoor pool and on-site restaurant, has rates starting at $109.
• Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites (866-627-8483, http://www.ocsuites.com), oceanfront on the boardwalk, has an indoor pool and starting rates of $79.
• Lighthouse Club Hotel (888-371-5400, http://www.fagers.com/hotel), sister property to the Edge, has rooms starting at $79.
• Quality Inn & Suites Beachfront (410-289-1234, http://www.qualityinn.com), an oceanfront hotel with indoor pool, offers room starting at $49.
• Stowaway Grand Hotel (800-447-6779, http://www.grandhoteloceancity.com), oceanfront on the boardwalk with indoor pool, has rooms starting at $39.
Contact Ocean City tourism (800-626-2326, http://www.ococean.com) for more lodging choices.